Han Kun has more than 20 professionals dedicated to aviation and aviation finance related practices, which is the largest aviation and aviation finance legal services team in the PRC market. Based on our in-depth knowledge of relevant laws and the PRC aviation market, we offer a full range of legal services and legal risk solutions to our clients, and regularly assist our clients in their complex and innovative aviation and aviation finance projects. Han Kun has been involved in a number of award-winning aviation finance deals.
Core Areas of Practice
Our services cover all business areas in the aviation and aviation finance sector, including:
Aircraft finance and leases of various types and structures, including operating leases, finance leases, LILOs, sale-and-leasebacks, PDP financing, and various tax structured leases
Purchase and sale of aircraft portfolios
Investment, acquisition, and corporate restructuring of aviation industry enterprises (including passenger and cargo airlines, leasing companies, MROs, manufacturers, aviation training schools, and aviation technology companies)
Foreign investment and overseas investment in the aviation industry
Domestic and overseas bond issuances and listings of aviation industry enterprises
Asset securitization based on aviation assets
Import and financing of freighters and legal solutions to logistics companies to expand their aviation transportation business
Dispute resolution in the aviation finance sector
Aircraft repossession, remarketing and disposition
Debt restructuring, bankruptcy reorganization and bankruptcy liquidation of aviation industry enterprises
Our clients include domestic and international leasing companies, airlines, commercial banks and policy banks, MROs, logistics companies, aircraft manufacturers, PE funds, investors, and export credit agencies.
Han Kun has been recognized for consecutive years as a Band 1 Aviation Finance PRC Firm by Chambers Global and Chambers Asia Pacific, and as "Aviation Firm of the Year" by China Business Law Journal.